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Wired for Love: How Understanding Your Partner's Brain Can Help You Defuse Conflicts and Spark Intimacy Paperback – Illustrated, 2 January 2012
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Which relationship style best reflects you or your partner?
Secure as individuals.
Willing to commit and fully share with another.
Generally happy people.
Adapt easily to the needs of the moment.
Independent and self-reliant.
Take good care of themselves.
Productive and creative, especially when given space.
Generous and giving.
Focused on taking care of others.
Happiest when around other people.
Able to see both sides of an issue.
"Wired for Love challenges partners to experience their relationship in a totally new way. Partners will learn how to engage positively as a couple to help each other feel safe and secure by following the relationship exercises suggested in this exciting new book. In clear, concise language, Tatkin describes the ways that partners can understand and become experts on one another. He suggests building a "couple bubble" wherein each partner is the most important person in the other's life, the one individual on whom the partner can always count."
--Marion F. Solomon, director of clinical training at Lifespan Learning Institute and author of Narcissism and Intimacy, Lean on Me, and other books
"I really enjoyed this book and learned a lot from it that I can use as a therapist. Stan Tatkin is a great innovator. This book is a must for every couples' therapist's library."
--John Gottman, author of The Science of Trust
"If you feel lost, confused or alone in your relationship, get this book right now. You will finally make sense out of chaos and pain. This is your map to go from frustration and insecurity to realize the potential of why you initially got together. Stan Tatkin's insightful book will teach you to work as a team to make your relationship journey safe, engaging, and deeply satisfying."
--Peter Pearson, PhD, couples therapy specialist and cofounder of The Couples Institute in Menlo Park, CA
"Read this book to discover a multitude of new ways to enliven your relationship and end needless conflicts. Stan Tatkin is one of the most innovative thinkers in the couples relationship world today. It's impossible to read this book without learning new patterns to enhance your love."
--Ellyn Bader, PhD, cocreator of the developmental model of couples therapy, codirector of The Couples Institute in Menlo Park, CA, and author of Tell Me No Lies and In Quest of the Mythical Mate
"Reading Stan Tatkin's book makes you want to be in therapy with him. With intense and fearless clarity, he takes you into the trenches of the combative human brain and shows you how to make love, not war."
--Esther Perel, LMFT, author of Mating in Captivity
"Stan Tatkin shows how our couple relationships would look if we took seriously what attachment theory and neuroscience research has taught us."
--Dan Wile, author of After the Honeymoon
"This book is grounded in the latest brain science, as well as being wonderfully friendly, encouraging, and practical. It shows readers how to stay out of dead-end conflicts and instead light up the neural circuits of empathy, skillful communication, and love. A marvelous resource."
--Rick Hanson, PhD, author of Buddha's Brain
- Publisher : NEW HARBINGER; 1st edition (2 January 2012)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 200 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1608820580
- ISBN-13 : 978-1608820580
- Dimensions : 15.24 x 1.27 x 22.86 cm
- Best Sellers Rank: 47,744 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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